RFR: JDK-8213480: update internal ASM version to 7.0

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 04:13:00 UTC 2018

On 14/11/2018 12:40 am, Brian Goetz wrote:
> But don’t they?  We intend to start generating condy in classfiles from 
> javac soon; at that point, anyone not using ASM7 will fail when reading 
> classfiles generated by javac.

See later email. They need this for nestmates now as well.


>> On Nov 8, 2018, at 4:03 AM, David Holmes <David.Holmes at oracle.com 
>> <mailto:David.Holmes at oracle.com>> wrote:
>> Is it that case that the code the uses the ASM library, like the JFR 
>> code and jlink code, and the tests, doesn't actually _have to_ change 
>> to specifying Opcodes.ASM7 unless they plan on using ASM7 features? If 
>> so then you could split out the actual update of ASM from the updates 
>> to the users of ASM (some of which may be quite fine with ASM5).

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